Diet

Agave Nectar- to eat or not to eat…

Among the many natural sweeteners gaining in popularity nowadays is Agave nectar. The Agave plant is a spiky desert succulent related to the Yucca, whose sap has been boiled down into a sweet edible syrup by Native American peoples for millennia. In recent decades, industrial processing has enabled the manufacture of stable Agave syrup for commercial production, but this process is rather more complicated than traditional methods, with the resulting product being neither natural, nor particularly healthy.

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Arthritis

What is Arthritis? Wear and tear, like death and taxes, are one of the few certainties in life. While a certain amount of regeneration of tissues occurs all the time, sustained mechanical stresses, traumas, toxicity and neuropsychological triggers (like depression, anxiety etc.) can create levels of tissue damage that can only heal through scarring and other processes of repair. Arthritis is one such condition.

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Good Nutrition & Diet

To maintain health and vitality, human beings require nutrients. These can be considered to fall under one of six categories: Proteins Fats Carbohydrates Vitamins Minerals Water

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Addressing Menopause

Women are increasingly concerned about the potential dangers of fluctuating hormone levels during and following menopause – but synthetic hormone replacement therapy has come under fire for its potential risks.  What’s a woman to do? Consider natural alternatives.   In the past 40 years, menopause, once unmentioned and borne in silence in Western society, has come to be regarded as one of the key life events that can compromise women’s physical, mental and emotional well-being. With the increase in women’s life expectancy and their expectation of retaining vitality and vigor far longer than their mothers, women initially were offered a solution in the form of hormone replacement therapy. However, HRT is a fairly crude attempt to offset the decrease in natural hormone levels occurring at menopause by introducing a variety of synthetic or animal estrogenic compounds and/or progesterone, at various levels, with dosage largely adjusted by a process of trial and error.

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Nutritional Supplements: There Is A Difference

If you think there’s no difference between one vitamin supplement and the next, think again.

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